KatieBrown

Partner

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Katie Brown acts for private equity funds, institutional investors, managers, and corporate clients. She has experience in advising clients through each stage of the real estate investment cycle, including in connection with single-asset and portfolio acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, co-investments (both majority and minority investments), and management and operational terms. Katie has advised clients in a broad range of asset classes such as build-to-rent (BTR), multifamily, purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), hotels, shopping centers, offices, logistics, and self-storage.

Katie's notable recent transactions include advising Greystar in connection with the formation of a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), targeting the acquisition and development of approximately £2.2 billion of BTR assets in London, the United Kingdom, and surrounding commuter towns. Katie subsequently advised Greystar on its purchase and forward funding of a 391-home BTR development in Surrey from Dandara Living. She also has recently advised Goldman Sachs on the acquisition of The Belfry Hotel & Resort from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners. Other clients that Katie has acted for include CBRE, Delancey, Henderson Park, LaSalle, and Oxenwood.

In addition, Katie served a secondment within Goldman Sachs' real estate asset management division and at Greystar Real Estate Partners.

Experiencia

  • British Land announces sale of its 50% Meadowhall stakeJones Day is advising The British Land Company PLC in the £360 million sale of its 50% stake in Meadowhall Shopping Centre in the UK to joint venture partner, Norges Bank Investment Management (the Norwegian Government’s pension investment fund).
  • Greystar secures 391 home BTR forward funding in Staines-Upon-ThamesJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC on its forward funding of Renshaw's Yard in Staines, a 391-home BTR development in Surrey, from Dandara Living. The transaction marks the latest in Greystar’s strong UK growth strategy.
  • DOOR and APG joined by Aware Super in Get Living investmentJones Day represented DOOR, S.L.P. (a residential investment vehicle co-sponsored by Delancey and Oxford Properties) in relation to the acquisition by Aware Super of Qatari Diar's 22% stake in Get Living PLC, the UK's most experienced and pioneering developer and operator of large scale BTR neighborhoods, joining APG and DOOR who each control a 39% stake.
  • LondonMetric Property acquires urban logistics propertyJones Day advised LondonMetric Property Plc in the acquisition of PJM Properties (Droitwich) Limited, the owner of a long leasehold interest in an urban logistics property comprised of a 9 acre site used for vehicle storage and let to Amazon for a further five years.
  • Greystar forms strategic partnership of up to £2.2 billion with ADIA to develop build-to-rent in London and acquires Fizzy Living for £400 millionJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in connection with the formation of a strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), targeting the acquisition and development of c.£2.2 billion of build-to-rent (BTR) assets in London, UK and surrounding commuter towns.
  • Goldman Sachs acquires The Belfry Hotel & ResortJones Day advised Goldman Sachs in the acquisition and financing of The Belfry Hotel & Resort from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners.
  • Macquarie acquires Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management companyJones Day advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 in the acquisition and financing of Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company.
  • Goldman Sachs purchases Paris office, retail building with Immobel SAJones Day acted as co-investor with Immobel SA in the $119 million purchase of a mixed-use property at 277 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris.
  • Greystar acquires £291 million portfolio of UK student accommodations from Nido portfolioJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC in the £291 million acquisition of five purpose-built student accommodation ("PBSA") assets from the Nido portfolio.
  • Goldman Sachs acquires Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from BlackstoneJones Day advised Goldman Sachs in connection with the acquisition financing of the Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin from Blackstone.
  • Get Living Plc forms joint venture in connection with development of Lewisham Gateway Phase 2Jones Day advised Get Living Plc on the corporate and joint venture arrangements in connection with the £252 million forward-funding development of Lewisham Gateway Phase 2 with Muse Developments.
  • INVISTA sells German HVA polymer asset to Indorama VenturesJones Day advised INVISTA in the sale of INVISTA Resins & Fibers GmbH to Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited.
  • Middlewood Locks purchases over 800 homes for rent in Greater ManchesterJones Day represented Middlewood Locks LLP, a joint venture between DOOR, S.L.P.(in which DV4 is a co-investor), Stichting Depositary APG Strategic Real Estate Pool, and QD UK Holdings Limited Partnership, on the joint venture arrangements in connection with the forward purchase of over 800 homes for rent at Middlewood Locks, Greater Manchester, as part of a wider strategy amongst the joint venture partners to support the creation of large-scale residential-led developments in the top five cities in the UK by population.
  • DV4 and Oxford Properties form DOORJones Day advised DV4 Ltd (“DV4”), which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Ltd, on the sale of DV4's interests in Get Living, the UK’s leading privately backed residential company, to Delancey Oxford Residential (“DOOR”) a new co-investment platform with initial capital commitments of £600 million; the establishment of DOOR, which includes the joint venture between DV4 and Oxford Properties; and on real estate matters related to the London scheme, Elephant Central in Elephant and Castle which is part of the Get Living portfolio.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners forms Curlew Student Trust Fund IIJones Day represented CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with the formation of Curlew Student Trust Fund II, a UK student accommodation programmatic venture domiciled in Guernsey.
  • DV4 forms joint venture with APG Asset Management and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co. to create £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) home rental business in London with 4,000 homesJones Day represented DV4 Limited, which is advised by Delancey Real Estate Asset Management Limited, in connection with the formation of a £1.4 billion (US$2 billion) joint venture with APG Asset Management NV and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co., to create a home rental business in London, with properties in the former Olympic athletes' village and the Elephant & Castle district.
  • CBRE Global Investment Partners acquires €350 million (US$400 million) European logistics portfolioJones Day advised CBRE Global Investment Partners in connection with its investment in Pan-European Logistics Venture, a TH Real Estate investment fund, and the fund's simultaneous acquisition and financing of a portfolio of seven logistics assets: four in France, one in Germany, one in Holland, and one in Spain, for €350 million (US$400 million).